A Look Back At The Hints 05/12/19 – 05/18/19

Weekly Trivia Hints 05/12 - 05/18

Cory Booker, Mariano Rivera, Bookter T. Washington, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Buster Poindexter, Ray Kroc, Devin Nunes

(05.12) PEOPLE

Founder of the National Negro Business League, what African-American educator was brought into national fame in 1895 when he gave the speech known as the “Atlanta Compromise”?

Booker T. Washington

(05.13) PEOPLE

What 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful said he ate his last non-vegan meal on Election Day in 2014, though he has been clear that his veganism is a personal choice and not an issue he is interested in legislating?

(05.14) PEOPLE

Described by the recipient as “the largest monetary gift ever received by an American cultural institution,” NPR received a donation of around $2 billion dollars in 2003, left to them in the will of the widow of what fast food restaurant mogul?

Ray Kroc (Joan Kroc)

(05.15) SPORTS

In 2019, what pitcher became the first MLB player to be elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame unanimously, actually getting 100% of the votes?

(05.16) MUSIC

Best known as a member of the punk band the New York Dolls, David Johansen is also known for his work under what “geeky” pseudonym?

Buster Poindexter

(05.17) LITERATURE

Though his most famous character would lead you to believe that he was born in a jungle somewhere, what famous author was born in Chicago, Illinois on September 1, 1875?

Edgar Rice Burroughs

(05.18) IN THE NEWS

In a prime example of the Streisand Effect, what U.S. congressman from California filed a defamation lawsuit against Twitter and a handful of users, causing the once obscure parody account of his cow to amass more followers than the congressman himself?

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